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100% Online BS in Business: Marketing and Digital Strategies

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Lead Successful Campaigns with a Degree in Marketing and Digital Strategies

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  • Duration 3.5 Years
  • Cost per Credit $410
  • Credit Hours 120

Program Benefits

  • Gain core business knowledge and experience in 6-week sessions
  • Earn industry certifications in a fully online program
  • Learn directly from industry professionals in a program with built-in support

Drive Marketing Results with a Digital Focus

The Marketing and Digital Strategies major in the online Bachelor’s in Business degree at The American Women’s College prepares you to create, manage, and analyze digital marketing strategies and campaigns. You’ll learn how to use digital marketing tools to execute successful campaigns and how to build brands online. Gain experience delivering an optimized web experience for prospective buyers with landing pages and marketing automation and earn Google certifications.

Build Real-World Experience and Skill Sets

40 Courses

6 Weeks Each

Within the curriculum for our online BS in Business: Marketing and Digital Strategies degree, you’ll build on the business degree core foundation with the mindset, toolset, and skill set to evaluate the most current digital marketing landscape.

You’ll get expert-level instruction and leadership training from industry professionals who prepare you for the real challenges of advanced roles and ensure you can thrive throughout your career.

The Marketing and Digital Strategies major courses are embedded with professional certificates.  At successful completion of the courses within the major, you can earn:

  • Meta Social Media Marketing Professional Certificate
  • Optional – Meta Digital Marketing Associate certification 
  • Google Digital Marketing & E-commerce Professional Certificate

To view the complete list of program courses, visit the curriculum for all business programs.

Required Marketing and Digital Strategies Major Courses

This course’s objective is to develop the ability to read, interpret, identify the differences and the relationships between the primary financial statements. This objective is met not only by analyzing the effect of business transactions on financial statements and financial ratios but also by recording essential transactions, measuring the amounts of assets, liabilities, owner’s equities, revenues, and expenses, and preparing the primary financial statements. This course also explains the difference between the cash and accrual bases of income measurement, the use of t-account analysis in determining important measures of business activity, and how the time value of money affects the measurement of liabilities. This emphasis on financial statements is facilitated by a semester-long study of the content of corporate annual reports culminating in a comprehensive annual report project.

Prerequisite: sophomore status with the exception of highly qualified first-year accounting majors

This course provides the 21st Century foundation for business students who will need newly shaped perspectives, solid research and communication skills, positive ethical spirit, and new technological resources to work and make decisions in global economy. Students learn the basics of business, the process of innovation and the role that business plays in society. Students are encouraged to develop their own innovative capacities, whether they want to start up a business of their own, augment the capabilities of a small business, step up to the myriad of non-profit challenges, or excel in corporate America. Students learn how to think systematically as business professionals, innovators and/or entrepreneurs. By first exploring the economics of business, in this country and beyond, students begin to recognize that all businesses are subject to ongoing trends, discoveries and breakthroughs that must be accommodated. Some represent threats; others opportunities. None can be ignored. Learning that the form of a business should follow the functions it must provide, students discover the range of options available to them as they contemplate career paths that may be of interest to them. Finally, students are provided with insight into each of the areas of functional expertise found in all organizations; i.e., finance and accounting, marketing and sales, customer support, operations, logistics, et. al.

Businesses today rely on a robust and vibrant social media presence to tell their story to a wide variety of audiences, for a wide variety of purposes. This course explores the ways that businesses can use an intentional social media strategy to meet their organizational goals. Social media tools, their benefits and limitations, and their usage will be explored.

Prerequisite: BUS 226

This course presents media-oriented analysis of advertising and sales promotion related to the marketing of goods and services. Budgeting, reach and frequency as well as the development of multimedia advertising campaigns highlight this theoretical, yet practical approach.

Prerequisite: BUS 226

This course builds a bridge from students’ general education to the work they do in the field of business. With the aim of preparing students for both professional life and graduate work, this writing-intensive course introduces disciplinary strategies for preparing routine business correspondence, for investigating provocative issues, and for communicating to others about them. In this way, the course offers students time to learn and to practice more advanced skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening; in using appropriate software support in presentations; and in mastering information literacy in the field of business. The course emphasizes fundamental principles of communication with time-on-task and real world, discipline-specific models for communication tasks.

Prerequisite: ENG 114 and ENG 124 or ENG 134

The students in this course will be introduced to the concept of branding and its impact on products, lifestyles and societies within the element of marketing. The students will examine the history of branding, discuss the development of strong and seemingly impervious brands, as well as develop an innovative brand position for an entrepreneurial venture. Students will learn to identify, evaluate, create, and present their own positions on branding as a consumer and as a marketer.

Prerequisite: BUS 226

In Digital Marketing Management, students will learn the basics of delivering paid search, display and inbound campaigns. Students will learn how to define buyer personas, conduct industry research, set smart goals, analytically pick keywords, optimize website pages, create content, and build links around terms ideal buyers are searching for. Finally, students will be able to evaluate which marketing efforts bring the best conversations or leads.

Prerequisite: BUS 245, BUS 260

This course is all about connecting the dots, linking various functions of business and understanding the interdependency between marketing, sales, advertising, operations/supply chain and other business functions. The purpose of this course is to enable the student to integrate the lessons learned in previous business, accounting, finance, international business and management courses through the use of case studies analyzed from the general manager’s point of view. Students will also learn the importance of score card and metrics that are essential for running a business.

Prerequisite: BUS 327 and ECO 212 or ECO 240

The BS in Business Administration: Digital Marketing Management program requires 35 credits of major electives:

Choose one of the following

This course provides a manager’s persepective on the law for business students. Students learn the practical implications of law in their own lives and what they must be ready for as they encounter civil and criminal legal issues and business formation issues. Students are introduced to the court systems, parts of the government that impact business, and how they affect and impact the life of the individual and businesses. Students learn about contracts, different types of business, and areas of regulation surrounding the relationship between employers, employees, and the government.

This course studies the legal environment of business, including an examination of the format and characteristics of corporations, partnerships, and agency law. The law of contracts is studied in detail.

Prerequisite or corequisite: LAW 103

Choose one of the following

Organizational Development and Change provides students with the opportunity to learn critical theory and application in the field of Organizational Behavior and Change and how to use that knowledge to improve organizational development to adapt quickly and effectively to change. Students apply proven methods to help organizations achieve goals and build capabilities to meet future challenges.

Prerequisite: BUS 235

Leadership requires a balanced understanding of human behavior and applied managerial skill. This course introduces organizational studies and organizational behavior. It examines the history of the field as well as the critical role that theory and research play in the discipline. Topics include the characteristics of effective leadership and organizational power, different frameworks for leadership and leadership styles, building and managing high-performing diverse teams, managing a diverse and inclusive organization, supporting diverse employees, and effective and ethical managerial decision-making.

What You’ll Learn

Within the Marketing and Digital Strategies Major of the online BS in Business degree, you’ll learn how to use tactical components of digital marketing such as blogs, search engine optimization, social media, email marketing, and paid advertising to execute successful campaigns. You’ll also learn how to build brands online using investigative processes to define buyer personas, conduct industry research, set smart goals, analytically pick keywords, create content, and measure performance.

Knowledge of organizational dynamics, coupled with outstanding leadership capabilities and experience, bring you confidence in knowing you’ll be an asset to the team.

By Graduation, You’ll Have Skills to:

Step into Digital Marketing Roles with Confidence

When you graduate with the online BS in Business: Marketing and Digital Strategies degree, you’ll know how to plan and build a unique digital marketing strategy to market, sell, and deliver products and services. Using these skills, you can step into an array of marketing roles, such as a digital marketing account executive, content strategist, and media or brand manager — roles with average salaries from $65,798 to $102,416.1-4

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Learn from Industry Experts

At The American Women’s College, your learning is expanded by the rich workplace experience our faculty bring to the classroom. Faculty are professionals who hold an array of titles in the fields they teach. Their involvement in the day-to-day challenges of their role and industry brings curriculums to life with real-world examples as you connect what you learn to what they share.

Faculty Spotlight

Each faculty member at TAWC incorporates real industry experience into each lesson. As a student, you’ll receive personalized, one-on-one support and graduate fully prepared to face the challenges of your chosen field.

Megan Piccus, Senior Director of Business Programs at The American Women’s College

Megan comes to Bay Path with years of business and academic experience and is delighted to bring her enthusiasm for teaching and business expertise to The American Women’s College.

Megan is the program director for the Business programs that include business administration, accounting, business analytics, operations management, strategic HR management, entrepreneurship, and marketing and digital strategies. She is additionally responsible for the leadership and organizational studies program.

Megan has worked in business for United Technologies Corporation (UTC). She was most recently at Pratt & Whitney based in East Hartford, CT, where she managed talent development for the Manufacturing Engineering population for all Pratt US operations. She also worked at United Technologies Aerospace Systems, another UTC company, where she had various operations and management roles.

Megan has 18 years of teaching experience at Springfield Technical Community College as a tenured professor with a teaching specialty in operation management (Quality/6 Sigma/Lean).

Review More Career-Focused Majors

Explore other possible majors in our business degree that deliver deep knowledge and experience in the current theories, technologies, and strategies in a business area with strong growth rates and above-average salaries.

BS in Business: Accounting

Learn what accounting numbers mean to managers and within key business areas as you build technical accounting skills.

BS in Business: Business Administration

Take a deep dive into business topics including sales, project management, purchasing, planning, and marketing.

BS in Business: Human Resource Management

Effectively manage and coordinate employees using data-based decision-making and new technologies.

BS in Business: Operations Management

Learn to organize people, products, services, and information to streamline processes and save time and money.

Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our frequently asked questions for in-depth answers. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, reach out to us.

The average time it takes to earn your bachelor’s in one of the BS in Business programs is three and a half years. Please see our curriculum page for the courses and their descriptions.

Tuition is $410 per credit hour. You’ll need to complete 120 credits for a total tuition of $49,200. Please be sure to review our tuition page to review all costs.

Yes, the BS in Business programs accept up to 90 transfer credits. You can learn more about our admissions policy on our admissions page.

You’ll complete a total of 120 credits to earn the BS in Business: Marketing and Digital Strategies degree. Take a moment to view the curriculum if you haven’t already. The total number of credits earned at The American Women’s College depends on the number of transfer credits you have (up to 90).

  • A completed application
  • 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Transcripts

You can learn more about our admissions policy on our admissions page.

Earning your BS in Business in Marketing and Digital Strategies prepares you for various careers within the marketing industry, such as content specialist, blogger, copywriter, social media manager, and more.

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